Breaking Down Landon Donovan’s 2013 MLS Stats

Landon Donovan is back to his old tricks since returning to the L.A. Galaxy after a brief hiatus from soccer. 

In fact, by many metrics, Donovan can be considered one of the top playmakers in all of MLS so far this season. 

The most prolific goalscorer in United States men’s national team history has started in 12 MLS matches and appeared in 13 for the two-time defending MLS Cup Champions, the Los Angeles Galaxy. 

He has certainly been aggressive since his voyage back to California, committing the third most fouls of anyone on Los Angeles (1.5 per match, 19 total) and receiving one yellow card.  Only Juninho and Marcelo Sarvas have committed more fouls for L.A., having been whistled 1.5 (26 total) and 2.9 (46 total) times per match respectively.  Sarvas’ figure is the highest total in all of MLS 2013. 

Donovan has always been a finisher. He has the most goals in U.S. national team ...

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